Destination guide

Travel to relaxing Varsity Lakes

The lake and beaches create a pretty picture of Varsity Lakes. This city is relaxing and walkable, recognised for its cafes, shopping and university setting. Sea World and Warner Bros. Movie World are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Varsity Lakes

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Varsity Lakes a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sea World (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Warner Bros. Movie World (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Wet'n'Wild Gold Coast (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Palmer Gold Coast (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Gold Coast Seniors Tennis Club (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Burleigh Golf Club (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Varsity Lakes

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Varsity Lakes is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Surfers Paradise Beach (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • David Fleay Wildlife Park (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Burleigh Beach (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Burleigh Head National Park (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Nobby Beach (3.3 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Schuster Park (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Varsity Lakes

Fly into Gold Coast, QLD (OOL-Coolangatta), the closest airport, located 8.2 mi (13.2 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, the main station serving the city is Varsity Lakes Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Varsity Lakes?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,080 holiday lettings around Varsity Lakes. From 492 Houses to 1,447 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Varsity Lakes?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Varsity Lakes. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Varsity Lakes Station: 2,725 holiday lettings
  • Warner Bros. Movie World: 1,995 holiday lettings
  • Sanctuary Cove Golf and Country Club: 1,916 holiday lettings
  • Burleigh Beach: 2,714 holiday lettings
  • Surfers Paradise Beach: 2,429 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Varsity Lakes listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Varsity Lakes?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 492 Houses in Varsity Lakes. Our other popular types of Varsity Lakes holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 1,447 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 27 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 11 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Varsity Lakes?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,459 holiday homes with pool available in Varsity Lakes. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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